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Showing posts from February, 2016

Jack and Jill

Starting this week, Terra Novella Theatre in Halifax presents Jack and Jill, an abstract look at the realism of modern day romance. Recently we spoke with lead actor Nicholas Cox about what audiences can expect.
What are your own roots? My roots are grounded with my family. I was raised in Timberlea, NS next to a softball diamond, upon which I played for as long as I can remember. In my earliest years my life revolved around this field. My father ran the local league which I played in from the age of four. I once considered myself the most competitive young softball player in the province. A lot of kids were good at soccer or hockey, but softball was my game.
How long have you been involved in theatre, and in what capacity? My first memories of theatre were from taking part in church productions. I played a formidable sheep in our Christmas pageant. My first speaking role was in a grade six school production of The Music Man, in which I proudly sang soprano in the quartet. I didn't de…